Category «Culture»

Trace That Tokenized Collectible’s Ancestry With Ankr’s NFT API

So, you maxed out your girlfriend’s credit card to buy that pixelated brick NFT that you just knew would 100x in value, only to later wonder if that NFT was stolen, or whether the entire collection was a copy and paste job. Uh-oh spaghettio! Yeah, we’ve all been there, and unfortunately, you can’t just take …

The Buck Starts Here – WebAuth Wallet Holds the Key to Proton’s Ecosystem Growth

In terms of user-experience, Proton’s WebAuth wallet is bar none the best wallet I’ve ever used in crypto. It’s lightning fast, efficient and almost totally bug free. The only other wallet (out of the many I experimented with) that’s comparably impressive is Algorand’s Pera Wallet. These days, I find myself using old standbys like MetaMask, …

Practical Matters – Why Artists Should Consider Minting Their NFTs on Proton ($XPR)

So, it’s tough to write about this topic, because I don’t want to seem like I’m knocking certain blockchains and their respective NFT platforms. For that reason, I’m going to be intentionally vague, and this article is mostly just going to be an expression of my own preferences, along with a brief explanation of why …

Pulse of the Network – Understanding How ANKR Tokens Are Utilized

Whenever the subject of token utility arises, it often feels as though many have this unshakeable image in their heads of a person strolling into 7-Eleven, handing their trusty cryptocurrency card to the cashier and walking out with a savory box of Milk Duds. Their underlying assumption about crypto is that it should function more …

The Switzerland of Web3 – Ankr ‘s “Chain Neutral” Approach Lights a Path Toward Multi-Chain Future

Anyone who has spent a significant amount of time in crypto knows that there are a number of persistent rivalries between different blockchains. Taking on a factional form, these rivalries often exist both at the project/developer level and within the wider communities themselves. Much of this can be chalked up to friendly competition, genuine technical …

Best in Show – A Brief Look at “PANTZO TopDog Finest,” a New NFT Collection on Proton

Created by two friends with contrasting styles and tastes, Pantzo TopDog Finest is a new NFT series minted on Proton (XPR). It’s described by its makers as “a handmade collection of unique, surreal 2D creatures that change the visual scene and affect the NFT space.” The Pantzos have a cool, strikingly colorful and casual appearance. …

Cherub Fields – The Angelic NFT Collection That’s Recapturing Crypto’s Lost Innocence

The recent calamity in the markets, the ceaseless vulgarity of discourse, the phishing scammers, the soulless botnets, the shell corporations, and the rug pulls have all taken their toll on the crypto community recently. Minted in such precarious conditions, a delicate, sensitive and heartwarming NFT project like Cherub Fields might seem too pure for our …

Snipcoins – A Snappy New Social Platform For All Things Crypto

Continuing on my unprompted, unlikely odyssey into Proton’s budding young ecosystem, I stumbled onto a nifty social media platform called Snipcoins ($SNIPS). Founded by Jervis Dent, an experienced web developer from Orlando, FL, Snipcoins describes itself as “a place where NFT and crypto enthusiasts can connect, share, engage, trade and learn from each other.” More …

Mid-Century Modern Inspired NFT Collection “Mod Commodities” Launches Exclusively on Proton ($XPR)

Phoenix-based artist and poet Brandon Adamson is in the process of launching a new NFT collection called “Mod Commodities” on Proton’s NFT platform, Proton Mint. Currently, the easiest way to obtain Proton (XPR) is probably through the exchange, Kucoin. This particular NFT series consists of unique, mid-century modern inspired pieces of artwork. These one of …